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now, states have a ton of leeway to decide who is and who isn't eligible for medicaid. texas, the they only cover adults at 26% of the poverty line. it's $11,170 a year. so you could be a single person making $3,000 a year and you're not poor enough to qualify for medicaid. that's part of the reason texas has the highest uninsured rate in the entire nation. in massachusetts, by contrast, they cover working adults up to 133% of the poverty level. this is due to a former governor whose name rhymed with smitt sromney. everyone making up to 133% of the poverty line, they get medicaid automatically. right now, the federal government pays about 57% of medicaid's costs. states pick up the rest. and that's a good enough deal that every single state participates. in the affordable care act for the first three acts, the feds will cover 100% of the difference between wherever the state is now and where the law wants them to go 100%. after 2020, that drops a bit, but only drops to 90%. for every dollar the state puts in, the feds will put in $9. it's an incredible deal. the less you have
, florida and texas for running red lights over this holiday? this is according to the national coalition for safer roads. the way we've been handling four way stops you can see why we're concerned. in our state 38% more violations occur this 4th of july week. so for everything you need to know, go to we have a 4th of july guide. it has everything from cooking tips to lessing firework displace. >>> well, tons of debris and lots of cleanup still ahead of us. >> yesterday we heard noon. today there's a different goal for the bge customers at stevenson and bellona. we'll bring you a live update on when these folks might get their power back. >> how bge reinforcements are hitting the ground running. >> this is a great night to download our weather app. zoo forget our weather app where you can put the radar in motion i'm using it now to track a severe storm moving out of pennsylvania to the hagerstown area. how that might impact central maryland coming up. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] one day it will hit you. by replacing one sugared beverage a day with a bottle of nestle pur
a grid that's been ravaged. pepco the utility serving washington has crews in from georgia, texas, even canada. >> tree trimmers, contract line crews, our crews, we're really starting -- we're going to make a dent in this. >> you know people are not happy? >> absolutely. we get it. >> frustrated. >> reporter: david rutland's refrigerator and his neighbor's are full of spoiling food. with gas stations unable to pump. and thousands of people crowding malls and cooling shelters and libraries and schools, word is power might not be back on for many until friday. >> we put a lot of money into restoring or hardening the system but this was an extreme event. >> reporter: the first storms blasted through friday night. 90 mile-per-hour winds. >> you could see the rain coming through, trees falling, trash lifting off the ground. >> reporter: more storms, heavy rain in chicago. wind in north carolina toppled more trees. one killed a couple on a golf cart. another killed a man taking refuge in a barn. the death toll in the storms past 22 and today will be even hotter from coast to coast. and in the
reports of an immigration and customs enforcement agent shot in texas. they say it happened in hidalgo county, north of corp. russ christie. the agent was conducting what i.c.e. is calling an ongoing criminal investigation. the agent is undergoing surgery at a local hospital. we don't know what happened here, who shot him, what he was doing. as we find more on this developing story we will bring that to you. jon: days after deadly storms slammed neighborhoods across a huge part of the country, almost a million and a half people are still without power. 22 people have been killed and authorities fear the extreme heat could raise the death toll. jenna: ongoing situation there. ongoing in colorado, fire officials just releasing this video of the waldo canyon fire at its peak. more of this dramatic footage and the very latest on the worst fire in that state's history. jon: the attorney general speaking out on the house vote to hold him in contempt of congress. eric holder says the whole thing is just an election-year attack. those stories plus breaking news all "happening now.". jon: tensi
it is leaving many states in a very sticky situation. we talked to the attorney general of texas next. hi. we're spreading the word about new honey bunches of oats fruit blends and their unique taste combinations. like peach/raspberry. with one flavor in the granola bunch and one on the flake. two flavors. in harmony. honey bunches of oats. ke your day hes better. jon: new information on a story we brought you yesterday on those terrible western wildfires. we're now learning two crewmembers died in the crash of that c-130 aircraft we told you about. the big plane went down while fighting to contain the wildfires near edgemont, south dakota. as a result of the crash the air force is grounding all c-130s helping the firefighting effort, leaving crews across the west without one of the key tools they use to put a stop to the flames. look at what they're dealing with. this is brand new video shot by firefighters of colorado's wall dough fire at its peak. it is now 70% contained. but the wall dough fire -- waldo fire damaged 350 homes. giving many their first opportunity to see the damage from one
target. we can't verify the authenticity of either video. >> law enforcement officers in texas are trying a new strategy to protect the border with a fleet of gun boats. they don't come cheap. we'll show how agents are staying one step ahead of the drug cartels. >> remember the jet blue pilot that had a mid flight meltdown? that on outburst landed in him a court and now weave judge's ruling -- that is next. building pass, corporate card, verizon 4g lte phone. the global ready one ? yeah, but you won't need... ♪ hajimemashite. hajimemashite. hajimemashite. you guys like football ? thank you so much. i'm stoked. you stoked ? totally. ... and he says, "under the mattress." souse le matelas. ( laughter ) why's the new guy sending me emails from paris ? paris, france ? verizon's 4g lte devices are global-ready. plus, global data for just $25. only from verizon. male spirit present.trong it's the priceline negotiator. >>what? >>sorry. he wants you to know about priceline's new express deals. it's a faster way to get a great hotel deal without bidding. pick one with a pool, a gym, a great gues
. good morning joel d. ((ad lib)))utility crews have comeefrom as far away as florida... texas... and quebec, canada... to lend hand with all these lines. and aim to have everyone hooked p pgain by friday.why does it take so long... it's simppe... this s mannal labor, around potentiilly deadly power lines. lines. live powerrliies... wee ffund thhs llne on fire &pyesterday... another example of how coordination is the most important thing in briiging the power back. power muss be shut off to specific lines before crews can safely work around them. bbt even to get to some llnes, the trees remain a huge oostacle. chaii saws are still churning throughout thee area, to get to trouble spots, as custooers watth, and wonder when it will be their turn for power. 09:11-09:23 "not a single,. solitary truck has been here... all they do is hang up on you. we;re too bbsy. call they're them. they're getting done." creww will continue to worr around the indiviiual workers pulling 12-16 hour shifts to get all the repairss if you see a downed wire, do not touch it and call b-g-e imme
is here to break it all down. martha: police in texas bringing out the big guns in the fight against violent drug cartels. casey stiegel takes a ride on the very dangerous sometimes rio grande patrol. we'll tell you what he found out when we come right back >> you've probably heard a lot about reverse mortgages lately and frankly, it may all seem just a little confusing. and if you're anything like me, you want to have all the facts before you make any big decision. that's why i want to send you this free dvd about reverse mortgages. it'll walk you through the process, from qualification to counseling to closing and also, answer some important questions. what are the costs and how do they compare to a traditional mortgage? how is the government involved? and what is your responsibility after you get your reverse mortgage? the answers are all in this free dvd. a reverse mortgage could be a smart, safe and secure option that could help you pay off your original mortgage, manage your health care costs or just cover your day-to-day expenses. so call this toll-free number and let me send
in the country with twice as many patents as the runner-up, austin, texas. >>> a warning for parents tonight about a new game involving teens and salt and why the combination can be so dangerous. >>> and the latest on the miserable conditions for millions along the east coast. >>> and big news from the medical world, a major drugmaker under fire for promoting medicine for unapproved uses. we'll tell you about the prescriptions involved coming up. >>> and good afternoon, i'm jeff ranieri. not a bad way to start off the workweek with a mix of son and clouds. the fog building back at the coastline at this hour bringing us slightly warmer weather in the south bay for tuesday with plenty of mid-80s. full details in your seven-day and fourth of july and here's a >>> be grateful for the bay area breeze because most of the country is suffering intolerable heat and millions are doing it without air conditioning because to add insult to injury, the power's also out. from the midwest to the atlantic coast, temperatures are pushing 100 degrees. some employers are giving their workers a day off because i
without electricity for millions. >>> stranded. the cross-country flight forced to touch down in texas. passengers stuck in an airport for nearly a day. >>> and stowaways. imagine finding these guys in your car. >>> good morning. i'm sunny hostin, in for paula faris. >> and i'm rob nelson. we begin with holiday security on this morning before we mark the nation's birthday. >> intelligence officials tell us that no specific threat has been identified ahead of the july 4th holiday. but they say there's continuing concern about plots involving al qaeda's affiliate in yemen. that means anyone attending a big independence day celebration is likely to see stepped-up security, particularly in new york, philadelphia and washington. >>> also this morning, iran's powerful revolutionary guard is conducting major military exercises. it launched several missiles this morning, including long-range ones, capable of hitting u.s. ships in the persian gulf. these war games coincide with the start of an oil embargo by the european union. the u.s. is quietly increasing its forces in the region. >>> july f
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.c. and maryland and have called for extra help from as far as a wayaway as texas. and texas 92-year-old morris clark says that his health and his patience is weakening. >> it's getting worse every day i and i'm getting weaker each day. the service gets worse every year. >> d.c. mayor vincent gray says -- >> the irony is pepco has a request for a rate increase. >> residents in the district tell us in the past several months pepco has been cutting down and cutting back trees to try to stop this from happening. those same residents say they are very frustrated because even though some of the trees have been cut, the power is still not on. reporting live in northwest, jummy olabanji. >> outages creating a domino effect as many traffic lights are still out of. that makes the commutes' even longer and more frustrating for drivers. john gonzalez is in bethesda with more on that part of the story. >> it is truly remarkable how dark it is in bethesda maryland. this is old georgetown. rd. and democracy georgetown you know how busy this intersection usually is. it is dark for miles in each direction. mo
county, texas. ice says he was conducting surveillance for ongoing criminal investigation. the agent underwent surgery and is now in stable condition. in order to stay astep ahead of the drug cartels, law enforcement agents have added another line of defense to the rio grande. deploying high-tech gun boats bristling with fire power. casey stegall went out on the river for firsthand look at the latest effort to secure america's southern border. >> we support -- >> the rio grande river in south texas, only a few hundred feet of water separates mexico from the u.s. >> almost every single day the smugglers try to use the river to move drugs, weapons and people in to our homeland. >> they have unlimited money and unlimited fire power. >> the new 34-foot boats, boasting 900-horsepower should serve a deterrent. as the drug cartels get more brazen, the law enforcement has to be one step ahead of the game. the vessels are equipped with bulletproof shield to fully automatic machine guns that can fire up 900 rounds a minute. >> it for important for us to be armed better than they are. >> they h
that reportedly heard a man from texas. >> and in his tv goes flying into the air -- and an suv goes flying into the air. this is not a stunt however. >> and a security alert for the fourth of july weekend. >> and >> we are following a developing story in iraq. 30 people have been killed in bombings all across the nation. the wave of attacks hit for several cities. the worst last is in the city 40 miles south of baghdad which killed 25 people in the credit market. >> law-enforcement in major cities across the country are increasing their guard for terrorist threats. >> as millions of american celebrity for the july tomorrow their eyes are focused on the fireworks burst overhead. local and state law-enforcement will be looking for any potential threat. it is likely will see a stronger security presence this year. >> there is always the concern during national holidays in the united states for the following reasons. it is symbolic to trim strips. and to launch an attack coming particular to be successful on that day, it would be big deal for them. >> former fbi agent brad garrett. >> law enfo
agonizing 16-hour delay. an emergency landing in texas forced passengers to sleep on airport floors and basically fend for themselves. as abc's alex michaelson reports, there was a medical emergency on board that triggered the incident. >> reporter: a trip many of these people took to the disney world did not come with a fairy tale ending. the stranded passengers started on up nighted flight from orlando, bound for lax, passenger ice rtinez, an icu nurse, responded when the crew asked for medical personnel on board. >> what i was about to face, a man, diabetic patient, passenger, completely unresponsive, just in the back of the plane. >> reporter: a come of ski patrol officers then performed cpr they say for about 30 minutes. >> we were hoping for the best. just do what you are trained to do. >> reporter: the plane made an emergency landing in midland, texas where the man was rushed to the hospital. >> the pilot said he was dead. then the next morning, they said that he was still alive and just in intensive care at the hospital. >> reporter: passengers say they were told there were
: in texas, two months ago police found hundreds of immigrants stashed in houses. >> they were being treated like animals, they were locked in. >> reporter: immigrants lost, exhausted and thirsty, including two girls, ages 10 and 13. >> they probably didn't really understand how close they were to being statistics and being dead. >> reporter: federal authorities say the number of children detained after illegally entering the u.s. without their parents is skyrocketing. more than 8,000 migrant children have been taken into custody this year compared to 4,000 last year. most are teenaged buys from central america, where they are fleeing drug and gang violence. >> it can turn into a very abusive situation. >> reporter: the dramatic rise of unaccompanied minors crossing the border into the u.s. is putting a lot of stress on the federal agencies once they're detained. they are required to house the children until guardians are found. legal aide groups are trying to find enough lawyers to help. >> we need to remember to treat these children as kids first and immigrants second. >> reporter: she end
and social service agencies here trying to help them. nbc's mark potter reports. >> reporter: in texas, two months ago, police found more than 100 immigrants stabbed in houses, including unaccompanied boys. >> they were being treated like animals. there was no water, there was no food. they were locked in. >> reporter: mike vickers found four immigrant youths lost, exhausted and thirsty, including two girls ages 10 and 13. >> they probably didn't really understand how close they were to being statistics and being dead. >> reporter: federal authorities say the number of children detained after illegally entering the u.s. without their parents is skyrocketing. more than 8,000 migrant children have been taken into custody this year compared to 4,000 last year. most are teenaged buys from central america, where they are fleeing drug and gang violence. extreme poverty or abusive homes. >> it's often a very harrowing trip, a dangerous trip for the children. and it can turn into a very abusive situation. >> reporter: the dramatic rise of unaccompanied minors crossing the border into the u.s. is pu
the gentleman from south carolina, i notice that the gentlewoman from texas, miss jackson-lee was in the room and stepped out. i will recognize her following the conclusion the gentleman of south carolina's questioning and i intend to be the last questioner and i would ask to have her brought back in the room. >> thank you, mr. chairman. >> mr. jaffer, you made reference to the clapper case. i don't have my notes in front of me. what was the brakedown of on bank? >> it was 6-6, in total eight judges agree that our plaintiffs had standing and six disagreed. >> it threw me off when you said the second circuit agreed with you, and i thought it was 6-6 and some people claim the victory and some people don't. if you prevailed the three-judge panel and you are entitled to have 6-6. >> it was three on the panel and the full court decided to not re-hear the case and there were eight judges who agreed with us and two of them didn't participate. >> let me see if you and i can agree on something? does it apply to foreign targets and foreign lands? >> i don't think that's the question. >> no, no, no. tha
. that is up from our e-mail. dallas, texas, on our line for democrats -- caller: good morning. i am totally upset with congress. why are they on recess again? they will not do their jobs and if they knew sequestration was coming up but they don't want to act because they don't want tthe defense budget to be cut. host: is your message to them? what should they do? caller: they should do their job. if you pass a law, go through with it. let it go through. don't change your mind at the last minute because of special interests that are being paid. that is the bottom line. that is the problem. congress is being influenced by all the money and the supreme court made that clear. host: the lead story in this morning's "the washington times" - back to the phones, our discussion on your message to congress on sequestration, for royal, va., on our line for republicans. are you there? to right, let's move on philadelphia -- caller: how are you? what's your message to congress on sequestration? caller: my message is leaded k again. my message is democrats in the senate and house -- why aren't you workin
, texas, 40 miles north of the mexican border a well-known drug smuggling corridor. i.c.e agent was conducting an investigation. he was driving off-road in an suv in very tall brush when he was shot two times through the window of his unmarked suv he was struck twice. as you said, taken to the hospital. he is undergoing surgery right now. we're told he is expected to survive. there as you can see are dozens of law enforcement agents on scene. state, local and federal. the fbi is heading up the case because this was a federal agent who was shot. they are now looking for suspects. they believe there were at least one, maybe two shooters involved in this. they have now recovered some shell casings. we're getting word aside from the crime scene you're looking at right here, there is apparently another crime scene on the other side of town that may or may not be related to this shooting of a federal officer. again, this is just coming into us, megyn. as we get more on the shooting and the suspects we will break in and give that to you. megyn: back to you as you have more. trace, than
and replace. does is it add up? a vicious and gruesome attack. a texas grand student mauled by chimps at the jane god all institute. what went wrong. let's go "outfront." >>> good evening. i'm john avlon in for erin burnett tonight. "outfront" tonight, republicans in a corner over health care. the supreme court battle may be over. but has the political and policy war just begun? the house of representatives has already scheduled a vote to repeal health care reform next week. and senate republicans have pledged to repeal it if they take back the senate this fall. the conservative base is firmly aligned against the health care law. mitt romney is campaigning on a pledge to repeal and replace. just look at the sign on his podium. over the weekend, senate minority leader mitch mcconnell was dismissive when he was asked, what happens after repeal? what would his party do about the 30 million uninsured americans? >> that is not the issue. the question is how can you go step by step to improve the american health care system? it's already the finest health care system in the world. >> you do
been ravaged. pepco has crews from texas and even canada. >> you know people are not happy. >> absolutely. and we get it. >> frustrated. highly frustrated. >> reporter: david rut lidge and his neighbors are spoiled, full of food. crowded malls and schools and libraries. word is power may not be back on for many until friday. >> we put a lot of money into restoring and/or hardening the system but this was around extreme event. >> reporter: the first storms blasted through friday night, 90-mile-an-hour winds. >> you could see rain falling, trees, trash being lited off the ground. >> reporter: storms in chicago. one kill add couple on a golf cart. another kill mand taking refuge in a barn. the death toll when the storms passed, 22. and today will be even hotter from coast to coast and in the mid-atlantic. more potentially powerful storms are forecast. i'm steve handelsman, nbc news, washington. >>> in his first comment since last week's contempt of congress vote attorney general eric holder said republicans voted against him to make attorney general a proxy to attack president
serving washington, has crews in from georgia, texas, even canada. >> it's tree trimmers, contract line crews, our crews, we're really starting to -we're going to make a dent in this, yes. >> but you know people are not happy. >> absolutely. and we get it. >> frustrated. highly frustrated. >> reporter: david rutland's refrigerator and his neighbors' are full of spoiling food. >> most of the stuff would probably be discarded. >> reporter: with gas stations unable to pump and thousands of people crowding malls and cooling shelters and libraries and schools, word is power might not be back on for many till friday. >> we've put a lot of money into restoring and/or hardening the system, but this was an extreme event. >> reporter: the first storms blasted through friday night, 90-mile-per-hour winds. >> you could see the rain coming through, trees falling, trash getting lifted off the ground. it was chaotic. >> reporter: more storms, heavy rain in chicago. wind in north carolina toppled more trees. one killed a couple on a golf cart. another killed a man taking refuge in a barn. the death tol
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says the organization supports jackson 100%. >>> a texas graduate student out of critical condition at a south africa hospital after being maul by chimps he was studying. he was between two fences in an area known as a no-go one chimp reached under an electric fence and grabbed his feet they dragged him and tore into him. experts say the chimps were protecting their territory. after signatures hours of surgery the 26-year-old is in an induced coma with a broken arm and torn ligaments, he has lost fingers and toes. >> he's sedated seriously ill, as we know. he is stable. >> his family says they have no doubt that he will continue to do whatever work with chimps he's able to do, because that has always been his passion. >> they are so powerful, people underestimate how much damage -- >>> [ inaudible ] >>> new help thousands of californians struggling to keep their homes may be getting. >>> more than two legal parents? why local lawmakers fighting back to school time means back to school germs. that's why lysol partners with schools to help teach healthy habits, habits you can reinforc
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servants when you are helping us how to figure out how to better manage our parks, r-texas, to figure out how we deliver our water. we are setting in example truly to the rest of the world. i want to thank spur. i know that the best ideas in city government do not come from the politicians. they come from all of you. i want to thank spur for helping to convene not just the smartest people in san francisco, but the smartest people from around the world to help us figure out how to innovate. it is my honor to introduce the first award thee of this evenin. this is a very unique award. this is the lifetime achievement award. mfac has to select one individual out of 26,000 who best exemplifies what service is to our city. when i was first elected to office, i asked a lot of people, literally hundreds of people, who is the smartest person in government. with all due respect to the other smart people in this room, there was one name that came up over and over again. that was our awardee. whenever i have a question that was difficult to answer, i would ask my staff, who are we going to call? the
around the ccuntry to helpputility contractors from massachusettes, texas, florida and even canada... are lending a hand this week. 3 < "that's why the whole line indussry... they all stick together and whhn you need help, we're here to helpp.> help."> b-g-e is also warning customers - to stay awwy from any downed lines thaa could be live wires. if you come across one, call and report it. &p3 counties still present big problems for bge...right now... mooe than 65-thousand people are without power in baltimore county...baltimore city still has more than &p50-thousand people in the dark......and anne arundel county still has more than 30-thousand people who need electricity. meanwhile, governor martin o'malley is pushing for more ppogrrss. utility companies predict that 90-percent of homes will have power by friday.... and the governor's says that's not good enough. he gave reporters n update on the emergency response his afternoon. "iq: soo no i'm not satisfied... oq: without the three or four ays of hurricane wwrning." 3 that brings us to our question of the day.are you satisfi
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temperature. you can pull the town up with the weather app. >> army of lineman coming from canada, texas, florida, louisiana all trying to get the power back. an army just want one guy. >> reporter: today the governor said 800 more crews headed to our area from other parts of the country. that will bring the crews working, up to hurricane irene, one said that it's not good enough. >> >> its been hacked. its been dangerously hot. >> reporter: that's outside. inside. >> this is suffocating. >> no lights, no air conditioning, no fan, no power at all. she can't remember how many times she has called. >> same script thing, we are going to get you when we get to you. . >> reporter: and they may not until the end of this week. it's's not just angela, the neighborhood is out. >> we haven't seen a utility truck yet. >> reporter: at a news conference the governor repeated this message five times, that the unexpected nature and power of the storm is to blame. we will show three. >> we suffered a hurricane impact without the three to four days of hurricane warning. >> it was a hurricane punch
to maryland from texas. >> not as humid as it would be there. your clothes would be sticking to you, but hot's hot. >> reporter: and after three days, the water's back. electricity is restored. now that it's no longer being used to fill water jugs and the potomac river is back to a more typical july day, it's being used for having fun and keeping cool. in frederick county, maryland, beth parker, fox 5 news. >>> to virginia now where the daunting task is getting the power back on for tens of thousands of customers. hole morris followed crews as they got to work from -- holly morris-from-followed crews as they got to work. >> reporter: it's hard to believe this is the scene four days after the storm. this is what many power crews are still facing, a testament to how bad that storm was. dan is with dominion virginia power and we're on the street in anandale and this is reality. >> this is what our customers are enduring now. we can't get in to fix this and have to get the trees out of here before we can get back in and better get our crews to get the lights back o. >> people understand the proc
students in texas and say nearly all the girls and half the boys who sent photos did so even though the request bothered them. the study said teens who sent nude photos were more likely to have had sex compared to teens who don't take part in sexting. >>> here's a look at the question of the morning. >>> four decades ago most people did this. but today only 20% say they still do. is it drive a stick shift, change your own tire or write a letter? >> what do you think? go to wusa9's facebook fan page and we'll have the answer in our 6:00 show. we'll be right back. good morning everyone. everyone sitting in the upper 60s, 70 degrees. our winds today will be predominantly out of the south. we are warming up all the way into the middle 90s by later on this afternoon. monika? >>> if you are planning to head outside right now you'll find the volumes are light and good news for 66 drivers. no hov restrictions inside the beltway today. and none at all tomorrow fourth of july. >>> major changes are coming to the athletics program at the university of maryland. seven sports have been discontin
excuses. get the job done. get somebody here who will do it. import them from anywhere, canada, texas, afghanistan. >> wreckage here is extraordinary. snapped utility poles, downed wires, and a neighborhood of 1400 customers who are getting increasingly fed up with pepco's communication failures. >> . >> it's really frustrating because we don't have power. i wish they would get their act together. >> i got a robo call and i got the notification on my app that there were no power outages anymore in my area. >> so pam miller and her elderly mother canceled their hotel reservations for the rest of the week. >> i canceled my hotel reservations and took her back to her house, neither one of us had power. >> they are not communicating properly with their public. >> the residents here are still in the dark. probably because of a secondary outage. one that has since been recorded. in silver spring, ann degree jay mccarren, 9news now. >> thomas graham joined me on 9news now at 6:00 to talk about all this. he says the utility was always clear about when everybody's power would be coming
been bringing in extra crews from as far as texas and canada. >> and really molly, it's the lucky ones who get a hotel because not everybody can go there. >> right. for varying reasons. some have to tough it out and stay in their homes. their sweltering homes with no air conditioning and no fans. here's why one neighbor stayed home. >> we didn't want to leave our pets. we have three pets and we could not leave them alone. >> linda crump from falls creek, virginia, tries to bathe the dogs three times a day to keep them cool. the family is sleeping on couches. the upside, linda says she hasn't had to cook dinner for four nights now. that's one way to look at it. >> that's one way to look at it. molly, thank you. >>> there's more threatening weather on the way. meteorologists janice dean shows us what's in store for the areas trying to recover from the big storm back east. they called it a land-based hurricane. and fresh off the news that jpmorgan lost billions on risky trade, reports the firm may have exaggerated to clients about what it was selling them. we'll explain what that's all ab
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